Chris Temple

Chris Temple, Vice President, Operations

Mr. Temple joined Athersys in 2021 as Director, Transformation and Continuous Improvement, and in March 2023 was promoted to Vice President, Operations. Mr. Temple has operations experience in biotech, medical device, and industrial packaging sectors. Prior to joining Athersys, Mr. Temple held various leadership roles leading turnaround efforts for domestic and international manufacturing facilities. His work included developing and executing operational strategies, cultural transformation, and Lean business practices.

Mr. Temple received a Bachelor of Science degree in Manufacturing Engineering from Brigham Young University.